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Spring into Entrepreneurship (NYC)

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Once spring break is over, spring back into entrepreneurship and bring your bright ideas to life by registering by March 20 for the Pace Pitch Contest and participating in the Pace Mobile App Design Contest 5.0/Hackathon.

Pace’s eLab is server-ing up entrepreneurial events to help bring your big ideas to life! Have an idea for a business venture that rivals deals on Shark Tank? Take a bite into entrepreneurship and register by March 20 to give your best pitch at the 13th Annual Pace Pitch Contest! Are inventive mobile apps more your speed? Don’t miss the Pace Mobile App Design Contest 5.0/Hackathon on March 24. Learn more about these exciting entrepreneurial opportunities below!

Pace Mobile App Design Contest 5.0/Hackathon
Friday, March 24 | 9:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m. | 163 William Street, Room 344
Got an idea for a mobile app? Come learn basic design concepts and form a multidisciplinary team to bring your idea to life. Use any tool, scripting, or programming language to create your concept, and demonstrate it to a panel of expert judges for a chance to win up to $500. Programming knowledge is not required! Based on the popular hackathon, the Pace Mobile App Design Contest brings participants together to form teams to create a concept mobile application using any tool (e.g., or a scripting/programming language (e.g., HTML5) and demonstrate it to the audience and the judging panel. Prizes are awarded based on judges' expert opinion. Get more information and register.

For more information on the eLab, visit the elab website.

The 13th Annual Pace Pitch Contest
Thursday, April 20 | 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Bianco Room
Deadline to apply: Monday, March 20, at 5:00 p.m.
Have an idea for a new business concept or social venture? Register to pitch it in under three minutes at Pace University's 13th Annual Pace Pitch Contest for a chance to win a $1,000 first place prize. For eligibility, at least one member of your team should meet one of the following two criteria: Full- or part-time students currently enrolled in Pace University, and/or recent Pace University graduate (graduated within the past 18 months) and if you have already launched the venture, it must have been in business for less than two years and received less than $100,000 in funding.


  • >> Monday, March 20, 2017 | Deadline for Registration and Submission of Executive Summary and Biography
  • >> Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Pre-selection Announcement
  • >> Monday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017 | Pitch Clinic (only for selected candidates)
  • >> Monday, April 10, 2017 | Finalist/Alternate Announcement
  • >> Monday, April 20, 2017 | Pitch Contest

For more information and registration, please visit the Pace Pitch website.

For more information on the eLab, visit the elab website.